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Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony

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Address: 67 E Rd, Adams, MA 01220
Phone Number: +1 413-743-7121
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Description: The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, Inc. Is a not-for-profit...
The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, Inc. Is a not-for-profit corporation, dedicated to preserving the birthplace and raising public awareness of the wide-ranging legacy of the great social reformer, Susan B. Anthony, who was a pioneering feminist and suffragist as well as a noteworthy figure in the abolitionist, opposition to Restellism (opposition to abortion), and temperance movements of the 19th century. As part of its mission, the Museum will highlight the familial and regional influences which shaped Ms.Anthony's early life, by displaying the textiles and furnishings of that period, as well as the literature and other memorabilia associated with her later career.
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A must visit for anyone interested in the struggles for women's rights. The guide, who is the director, made the life and times of Susan B. Anthony come alive. The tour was an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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Adams, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This property is owned by a "group" with an anti-choice agenda. Therefore, there have, at least in the past, been exhibits which misrepresent Susan B Anthony's views. They refused to remove the exhibit, even in the face of criticism from academics considered experts on Anthony from Rutgers University. That said, I am really glad that there is now a spot... More 

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Colleen J, Manager at Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony, responded to this review

Dear Jeanne J, I am confused about your Trip Advisor Post and encourage you to come and take a look at our exhibits with me, so please contact me at colleen@susanbanthonybirthplace.org. Whereas, your comments seem that maybe you haven't had the opportunity to come and see what Susan B Anthony stood. A diverse group of scholars from Universities and Colleges... More 

Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

A must visit for anyone interested in the struggles for women's rights. The guide, who is the director, made the life and times of Susan B. Anthony come alive. The tour was an educational and thoroughly enjoyable experience!

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Our family stopped and enjoyed a wonderful tour. The docent was so kind and knowledgeable. Our kids learned many new and Interesting facts on Susan b Anthony's early life. I am glad we visited. It was an easy thing to do. We stayed 45 minutes. The gift shop was great!!! The town is very fortunate to have this gem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We arrived as it was closing, but the attendant saw we were from out of state and let us in. She was very courteous and told us everything we wanted to know about Susan and the hiking trails around the area. Definitely recommend this place to everyone.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This museum should have been amazing. Susan B. Anthony was an amazing woman who was a pioneer regarding women's rights and was an outspoken critic of slavery. Unfortunately this museum is poorly organized and contains hours of reading material printed on the walls. It would have been far more helpful to highlight some of her achievements with words as well... More 

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Colleen J, Manager at Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Susan B Anthony Birthplace Museum. We strive to live up to the expectations set by our mission by educating the public about some of Susan B Anthony's reforms including Temperance, Abolition, Suffrage and Opposition to Restellism. As the birthplace of such a great American Icon, the exhibits are designed to demonstrate how familial and religious... More 

Rome, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A quaint museum where the suffragette Susan B. Anthony spent the first 6 years of her life. The house was small and the 4 rooms on the first floor where open to the public. We declined the docent (if you will) and easily did the self-guided tour in about an hour, which was biographically informative and a refresher in the... More 

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Totowa, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband and I arrived early in the morning, shortly after they opened, and as we were the only ones who had arrived at that point we were able to get our own private tour! The tour guide was very knowledgable and spoke with us for a good hour or so. The home is small and you could easily go... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was the birthplace of an important historic figure in the women's suffrage movement. While she only lived here for the first 6 years of her life, they were formative in that her grandmother taught her to read and write by the time she was three while she cared for Susan. Her mother was continually pregnant during this time. The... More 

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Belmar, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was a must on my list since I had visited SenecaFalls, NY where the suffragist movement took hold. This museum is a gem. The docent, Brian, was very informative and looking through all the memorabilia filled in the very early years of SBA. Definitely worth a trip to see it, especially if you're in the Williamstown area. All you... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a thoroughly enjoyable visit here, which is very reasonably priced, and the docent was very informative, letting us just wander around and look at/read the things on display. I'll have to get round to putting some photos and information on my blog sometime soon.

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Additional Information about Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony

Address: 67 E Rd, Adams, MA 01220
Phone Number: +1 413-743-7121
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Adams
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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